The CD came with extensive liner notes that read like an enthusiastic travelogue. Someone hadn’t merely thrown these songs together. They had done their homework to find out why this music sounded the way it did: a collage of funky island rhythms from all over: North and South America, Colombia, the Caribbean and Africa. Yet the music, which evolved during a time of political upheaval and regime change in the country, is precisely Panamanian.
The full interview with DJ Beto is at INTELLIGENT LIFE.